King Qing of Zhou

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King Qing of Zhou
周頃王
King of China
Reign 618–613 BC
Predecessor King Xiang of Zhou
Successor King Kuang of Zhou
Died 613 BC[1]
Issue King Kuang of Zhou
King Ding of Zhou
Full name
Ancestral name: (姬)
Given name: Rénchén (壬臣)
House Zhou Dynasty
Father King Xiang of Zhou[2]
Mother Lady of the Dí?

King Qing of Zhou (Chinese: 周頃王; pinyin: Zhōu Qĭng Wáng), or King Ch’ing of Chou, was the nineteenth king of the Chinese Zhou Dynasty[3] and the seventh of Eastern Zhou.

He was fathered by King Xiang of Zhou as Prince Rénchén. He became King Qing in 618 BC,[4] after his father died.[5]

King Qing had two sons, Princes Bān and Yú. After King Qing died in 613 BC, Bān become King Kuang.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Cambridge history of ancient China: from the origins of civilization to 221 B.C. Written by Michael Loewe.
  2. ^ Eastern Zhou Dynasty
  3. ^ Kings of Zhou Dynasty
  4. ^ Cambridge History of ancient China
  5. ^ Records of the Grand Historian by Sima Qian
  6. ^ Trình Doãn Thắng, Ngô Trâu Cương, Thái Thành (1998), Cố sự Quỳnh Lâm, NXB Thanh Hoá

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King Qing of Zhou
 Died: 613 BC
Regnal titles
Preceded by
King Xiang of Zhou
King of China
618–613 BC
Succeeded by
King Kuang of Zhou